546-0975/02 – Microbiology in water technology (MBTV)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Dr. Ing. Radmila KučerováSubject version guarantordoc. Dr. Ing. Radmila Kučerová
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation2022/2023
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KUC25 doc. Dr. Ing. Radmila Kučerová
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Graduates of master course in applied microbiology related disciplines and technologies.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The course deals with the microbiological processes in water technology. It addresses the theory of growth and multiplication of microorganisms, including the mathematical relationships. Kinetics of removal of organic compounds from wastewater. Applies aerobic, anoxic and anaerobic treatment processes, procedures and treatment and processing of sewage sludge.

Compulsory literature:

Crites, R.W. et al. Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems. USA: CRC Taylor & Group Press. 2006. ISSN 0-8493-3804-2. Alberts, B. et al. Essential Cell Biology. NY: Garland Publishing, Inc. 1998. Gerardi, M.H. Wastewater Bacteria. Paperback, John Wiley. 2006. 272 pp. ISBN 0-471-20691-1. Turovskiy, I.S.; P. K. Mathai. Wastewater Sludge Processing. John Wiley, 2006, 354 pp. ISBN 0-471-70054-1.

Recommended literature:

Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater. Washington D.C.: American Public Health Assn., American Water Works Assn., and Water Pollution Control Federation. 1995. Water treatment handbook, France : Degremont, 2007, vol.1., 785 pp. ISBN 978-2-74030-0970-0. Seviour, R. Microbial Ekology of Activated Sludge, London : IWA Publishing, 2009, ISBN 9781843390329.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Individual consultations culminating in an examination.


Other requirements

Individual consultations. Oral examination.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Characteristics field 2. Non-cellular organisms 3. Cellular organisms 4. Micro-organisms and their environment 5. Indicators of organic pollution 6. Microbiological testing of water

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester, validity until: 2022/2023 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Examination Examination   3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (P2116) Mineral Raw Materials (2102V009) Processing P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (P2116) Mineral Raw Materials (2102V009) Processing P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (P2116) Mineral Raw Materials (2102V009) Processing P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

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